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Discipline: Administration of Justice Degree: AS - S0404
Course Name Course Number Objectives
Administration of Justice Report Writing ADJU 68
  • Students will be able to prepare and write a basic search warrant
  • Students will exhibit strong and effective written and oral communication skills.
  • 60% of students score 70% or higher on a crime report, documenting a given crime scenario Schedule:
  • Students will provide the necessary documentation and structure for a crime report.
  • Students will be able to discriminate relevant elements of a report narrative.
Community Relations ADJU 5
  • Students will be able to identify the Three Eras of Policing in America.
  • Students will demonstrate that they understand the beginnings of the Modern Police Force.
Concepts of Criminal Law ADJU 3
  • Students will identify the elements of criminal codes.
  • Analyze the impact of appellate and supreme court decisions on statutes
  • Students will detail the interview and investigation process that is used to identify evidence of a crime
  • Demonstrate an awareness of how to identify criminal codes and discriminate between them based on their elements
Concepts of Enforcement Services ADJU 6
  • Describe the various types of patrols
  • Demonstrate understanding different types and levels of enforcement
  • Students will compare and contrast the role of the patrol officer as facilitator and enforcer.
  • Demonstrate understanding laws related civil liberties, civil disobedience, and riots
  • Students will be able to describe the different tasks within general patrol functions.
Concepts of Traffic Services ADJU 13
  • Demonstrate the ability to accurately diagram a traffic collision
  • Students will write an accurate DUI arrest report
  • Students will understand the relevant aspects of traffic collision reporting.
  • Students will be able to accurately complete a traffic citation
  • Demonstrate Field Sobriety Test proficiency
Gangs in the Community/Corrections ADJU 59
  • Students will describe suppression techniques used to address community and prison based gang activity.
  • Demonstrate how to identify and document a criminal street or prison gang member in compliance with federal and state law
  • Explain the difference between a criminal street gang member, a prison gang member, and a member of a disruptive group
  • Students will describe prevention techniques used to address community and prison based gang activity.
Introduction to Correctional Sciences ADJU 10
  • Students will define the duties of the courts at the county, state, and federal levels and relate those duties to the tasks of corrections.
  • Students will compare the duties of probation officers and parole agents
Legal Aspects of Evidence ADJU 4
  • Students will understand the relationship between case law and constitutional rights
  • 70 percent of students tested will be able to recognize the legal circumstances when a Miranda advisement is mandatory.
  • 70 percent of students tested will be able to recognize the legal exceptions to Miranda advisements.
  • Students will demonstrate the basic steps to crime scene investigations.
Narcotics Investigation ADJU 38
  • Students will demonstrate knowledge of the safe handling and processing of evidence
  • Demonstrate knowledge of drug prevention and treatment programs
  • Students will describe the methods for incorporating search and seizure into a successful narcotics investigation.
  • Demonstrate knowledge and understanding of controlled substances
  • Discuss the impact of drug related current events on various communities
  • Demonstrate understanding of objectives symptoms of drug use
Principles and Procedures of the Justice System ADJU 2 (VOC)
  • Discuss legislative change to parole and probation in California
  • Discuss parole and probation adjudications
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
  • Students will identify the purpose and need for Criminal Procedures.
  • Identify statutory and constitutional law related to arraignments
  • Students will demonstrate understanding of the Social Contract Theory and the role it plays in society.
Principles of Investigation ADJU 20
  • Students will be able to define profiling and recognize where and how it is appropriately applied.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of the constitutional limitations to search and seizure
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how to read body language during interrogations
  • Students will be able to compare and contrast different interview and interrogation techniques.
The Administration of Justice System ADJU 1 (VOC)
  • Students will identify the concept and importance of Jurisdiction in the Criminal Justice System.
  • Demonstrate understanding of how the police department conduct impacts their relationship with the community and the media
  • Students will understand the three components of the Criminal Justice System.
  • Analyze the political issues associated with managing priorities within the criminal justice system
  • Analyze the impact of legislation on the criminal justice system
Vice Control ADJU 74
  • Demonstrate an understanding of how quality of life is affected by vice crimes
  • Students will identify the elements of vice crimes.
  • Students will compare undercover enforcement with uniform enforcement of vice.
  • Demonstrate knowledge of legal responsibilities of police officers in response to vice conditions